District 4 City Council Candidates Gather at Community Forum in Roosevelt

On Tuesday, June 25, local neighborhood groups hosted a forum to introduce the community to the 10 candidates running for Seattle City Council Position District 4. The Roosevelt Neighborhood Association (RNA), Ravenna Bryant Community Association (RBCA), and Maple Leaf Community Council (MLCC) organized an event at Roosevelt High School where …

MHA: re-zoning & expansion of the Roosevelt Urban Village

Feb. 2, 2019 MHA (HALA) Update The City Council is considering action on Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) including changes to land use regulations, zoning designations, comprehensive plan language and maps, including neighborhood Plan policies and changes to Urban Village Boundaries on the City’s Future Land Use Map (FLUM); and development standards …

Roosevelt Reservoir status

From Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) regarding the status of the Roosevelt Reservoir: “SPU has completed its seismic analysis of Seattle’s drinking water system and its decommissioning test of Roosevelt Reservoir. The Roosevelt Reservoir was taken out of service in 2013. At that time, SPU decommissioned the reservoir to study its …

MHA (Mandatory Housing Affordability) Legislation status and Appeal findings

“The City of Seattle seeks to address the need for affordable housing, and has proposed to do so by implementing MHA legislation. MHA will require new development proposals to include affordable housing with rent-restrictions and/or income-restrictions as part of the proposed development, or to contribute to a City fund for …

June 14 Roosevelt Transit Oriented Development Event at RHS

Join us on Thursday, June 14th in the Roosevelt High School Library to engage in a conversation with Bellwether Housing, Mercy Housing Northwest, and Sound Transit about their plans to create 245 affordable housing homes with ground floor daycare, retail, and public plaza adjacent to the light rail (6600 Roosevelt …